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The Forgotten Lumberjills of WWII. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps, aka the Lumberjills, stepped into unconventional britches in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.

Circa What do you call lady Lumberjacks? Why Lumberjills, of course. Here they’ve taken over the job of felling and stripping young trees — Image by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection

WOMEN IN INDUSTRY DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR, ST ALBANS, c 1918preparing pith helmets for hot climes

Female workers covering tropical army helmets in the factory of E. Albans, Hertfordshire, Photograph by George P. From the Imperial War Museum.

Lady navvies pushing loaded wheel barrows in Coventry, 1917

Credit: Central Press/Getty Images Female construction workers push wheelbarrows loaded with earth, in Coventry, during the first world war.

Life on the Home Front: Extraordinary images depict women working in mills and factories during the First World War

Life on the Home Front: Extraordinary images depict women working in mills and factories during the First World War. When the men came home the jobs had to be given back to them and the women went home.

Incredible photos from WW1 reveal the backbreaking and often dangerous work taken on by British women.

Les femmes durant la première Guerre Mondiale A woman munitions worker welds at a work bench in an armaments factory, (Photo by Hulton Archive) Women munitions workers in.

Thousands of British women worked in munitions factories. Their contribution greatly helped the war effort and led to Women's Suffrage.

Thousands of British women worked in munitions factories during WWI. Their contribution greatly helped the war effort and led to Women's Suffrage.

14 Striking Photos Of Women At Work During The First World War

UNIT 3 Durning large numbers of women were recruited into jobs vacated by men who had gone to fight in the war. Women's employment rates increased during during from of the working age population in 1914 Women were forced to work during the

Usine de chaussures en 1895.

unit 1 world war 1 Woman working in a shoe factory, Lynn, Massachusetts, Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. Library of Congress